LSS Dr. Zarik Boghossian, February 2014
Zarik Boghossian, CTO at LeisureLink
Dr. Zarik Boghossian is an expert in the software industry with over 27 years of experience designing and developing advanced technologies and innovative solutions including aerospace systems. Zarik was responsible for the development of the Electric Power System Mission Critical Flight Software for the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA.
Zarik has also been very successful in establishing strategic alliances with multi-billion dollar International and North American companies, including the creation of many successful offshore development teams in Armenia, India, Thailand, Singapore, England, and France.
As an entrepreneur, Zarik founded Zema Enterprises, Inc. to develop innovative solutions in ecommerce, social networking, digital media, and mobile apps. Zarik currently serves on the Board of Advisors for some private companies, amongst which include, Wovenmedia, Rocksquare, BusinessRealTime, OGMA Inc., and Perfect Match Marketing.
As a passionate entrepreneur, Zarik has been mentoring the ambitious young as a professor at Pepperdine University, teaching MBA students and the next generation of young leaders in entrepreneurship courses.
Zarik holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of North Texas, a MBA from Pepperdine University in Business Management, and a Doctorate degree with highest honors from Pepperdine University specializing in Organizational Leadership. Zarik's thesis is now published and entitled as "An Investigation Into the Critical Success Factors of Software Development Process, Time, and Quality."